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It’s Time to Save Tailgating; Push Back the Start of College Football

By Posted on: August 25th, 2014 in Football 13 Comments »
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Even though it feels like the inferno from hell in East Alabama, the calendar says otherwise. It’s game week in Auburn. College football is back. All is right with the world. Now let’s fix the damn thermometer.If season openers feel much warmer to you than in your childhood, there’s good reason. We played later in Continue Story…

News Flash: Bret Bielema is a Moron

By Posted on: August 18th, 2014 in Football 11 Comments »

It’s understandable to have some envy and animosity toward another coach and program; especially when that coach started in the SEC the same year as you and managed to win a championship while you continue looking for your first conference win.But encouraging your people to “knock the s**t” out of fans from another school takes Continue Story…

Enough With the Nick Marshall Story

By Posted on: August 11th, 2014 in Football 19 Comments »
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The Nick Marshall ordeal is over. On Sunday, he did what he had to do. He apologized to the Auburn Family. Case closed.“I made a mistake and I’m just trying to gain my trust back from the coaches,” Marshall said. “I let my family down and I’m also trying to gain their trust back and Continue Story…

Shades of Jeff Burger? Probably Not.

By Posted on: August 4th, 2014 in Football 22 Comments »
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So much for the big announcement. Gus Malzahn’s declaration that Nick Marshall would not start the opener against Arkansas really didn’t give fans the definitive answer they were expecting. All we know for sure is that he won’t take the first snap.This is nothing new for Auburn and its quarterbacks. Back in 1987, Tiger quarterback Continue Story…

Auburn’s Wellness Kitchen is a Move in the Right Direction

By Posted on: July 28th, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »
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Maybe seeing it in real terms is what got my attention. We have become immune to these exorbitant figures thrown around when coaches are fired. But when you break it down into a monthly number it blows your mind.$209,457.84/month.That’s what Gene Chizik has been receiving every payday since losing his job back in 2012. He’ll Continue Story…

Frank Thomas Speaks of Auburn at Hall of Fame Induction

By Posted on: July 28th, 2014 in Baseball, News 1 Comment »

If you didn’t get to see Auburn great, Frank Thomas at Cooperstown, below is a video montage of Thomas’ speech at his induction into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Frank thanks his former coaches (Hal Baird, Pat Dye, Jay Jacobs) and says it was at Auburn University that he acquired a will to win.                            

Will Marshall Play?

By Posted on: July 21st, 2014 in Football 16 Comments »

If I were a betting man, I’d say that starting Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall will sit for the opener against Arkansas. While athletic department policy says a suspension is not required, something tells me Gus Malzahn will send a message to his team.The fact that he has Jeremy Johnson as the backup makes the decision Continue Story…

A Pot Smoking, Flora-Bama Kind of Weekend

By Posted on: July 14th, 2014 in Football 14 Comments »
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There’s a cloud hanging over the start of today’s SEC Media Days event. A cloud of marijuana smoke. Just when we thought this year’s event was going to be a ho-hum affair, Nick Marshall gets cited for smoking pot behind his over-tinted car windows.Cue the drama.The gripping misdemeanor over the weekend threatened to overshadow a Continue Story…